In a recent article, author Paul Fosse described his experiences in driving a Tesla from Tampa, Fl. to Seattle, Wa. including charging, autopilot, and full self-driving. With two drivers, they tested Tesla Full Self Driving (FSD) and Navigate on Autopilot (NOA)- and found that one of the downfalls of these features is “phantom braking”, the system getting confused by large trucks and slowing down from 80 mph to 50mph rather suddenly. They also found while driving through the western United States that chargers are further apart and experienced a reduced range between charges due to the colder weather. Read more to find out how he mitigated these small complications and what else he experienced.

Read more about the trip and specifics here: What I Learned On My “Tesla Cannonball” From Tampa To Seattle – CleanTechnica